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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pole, n.
 1. A long, slender piece of wood; a tall, slender piece of timber; the stem of a small tree whose branches have been removed; as, specifically: (a) A carriage pole, a wooden bar extending from the front axle of a carriage between the wheel horses, by which the carriage is guided and held back. (b) A flag pole, a pole on which a flag is supported. (c) A Maypole. See Maypole. (d) A barber's pole, a pole painted in stripes, used as a sign by barbers and hairdressers. (e) A pole on which climbing beans, hops, or other vines, are trained.
 2. A measuring stick; also, a measure of length equal to 5░ yards, or a square measure equal to 30░ square yards; a rod; a perch.
 Pole bean Bot., any kind of bean which is customarily trained on poles, as the scarlet runner or the Lima bean.
 Pole flounder Zool., a large deep-water flounder (Glyptocephalus cynoglossus), native of the northern coasts of Europe and America, and much esteemed as a food fish; -- called also craig flounder, and pole fluke.
 Pole lathe, a simple form of lathe, or a substitute for a lathe, in which the work is turned by means of a cord passing around it, one end being fastened to the treadle, and the other to an elastic pole above.
 Pole mast Naut., a mast formed from a single piece or from a single tree.
 Pole of a lens Opt., the point where the principal axis meets the surface.
 Pole plate Arch., a horizontal timber resting on the tiebeams of a roof and receiving the ends of the rafters. It differs from the plate in not resting on the wall.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Craig floun·der  Zool. The pole flounder.